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PBS
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
news. >> warner: and is the grand canyon 60 million years older than we've long thought? we ask science correspondent miles o'brien. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by bnsf railway. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> warner: washington's clock ticked another day closer today to automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, the so-called "fiscal cliff". the president took to the road, while republicans warned there's a deadlock in efforts to reach a deficit deal. >> now, of course, santa delivers everywhere. i've been keeping my own naughty and nice lists for washington. >> warner: the president chose a seasonal setting, a toy factory in hatfield, pennsylvania, and holiday imagery to press again for extending tax cuts for the middle class. >> if congress does nothing, every family in america will see their income taxes au
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
? >> thanks, jess. >>> learning what science tastes like. >> chemistry in the kitchen, you bet. cool schools is coming up next. >>> howard here with your weather first. you'll need the heavy coats. down to the 20s in a few spots. it will be a sharply colder day, sunny with a few afternoon clouds here and there. lunch time temperature of 43. we'll only top out in the mid- 40s. i'll be back with a warmer weekend forecast in just a few minutes. >>> owward on the northbound side of 395, we've been telling you about an accident sitting on the shoulder north of duke street but before seminary road. more equipment has arrived on the scene. now original the two left lanes get through. expect delays as you come up from springfield. coming up in my next report, i'll also explain a situation going on in bethesda on the beltway at 6:18. back to you guys. >>> thursday morning cool schools time is here. we this morning are learning what science tastes like. the students in d.c. did their lab work on location. they went to a place where molecules and a master chef made for a tasty lesson. >> reporter: love
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
that, but on the theological debate, that's how do you reconcile with science definitively establishes what your what faith teaches? with the age of the earth, there's no conflict. in the beginning, god created the heavens and earth, and the scientific advances allowed us, given us insight into when and how he did it, but i believe god did it. that's how i reconcile that. that's consistent with the teachings of my church. other people have a deeper con flipght. i think in america, we should have the freedom to teach our children whatever we believe, and that means teaching them science. they have to know science, but parents have the right to teach theology and reconcile the two things as they believe and see fit, and i think that's the point the president was making back in 2007 when he was asked the question. that's what i was saying. >> accepting that, how old is the earth? >> science says it's -- my faith teaches it's not inconsistent, but god great created the universe. god creates help and earth, and science gives us insight. the more science learned, the more i'm convinced that
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
in south florida as great a strain folks at entry point, there is science and progress of human trafficking. awareness part is important. they have to take the place when the internet for law enforcement because a lot of times they find themselves into prostitution and get treated as perpetrator rather than victims. if ecologists force them into a perpetrator but in fact we are the dems and they have to give him for certain judicial system to treat a women as victims and put them in a setting with a pull themselves away from drug addiction or whatever it's supposed appendices seem to keep them trapped. >> first i want to ask you a couple twitter questions that have come in what we've been talking here. one is who's the best meter in washington? >> robert griffing. [laughter] >> why did the majority of americans reject the republican party? >> i think it was an election. it was a very close election when he looked than others and differences between. there is their free enterprise may maintain we need to improve on the way they connect those policies of the everyday life of everyday people.
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
-gay industry did nothing but provide me and my family with false lies mass ka raiding as science. >> representative jackie spear joins me now live from capitol hill. congresswoman, thank you so much for joining us. my first question to you, why not just introduce legislation to ban it? why the nonbinding resolution? >> it is a state function to regulate professions, so it is incumbent on the states to look at the scope of practice within professions and determine whether certain practices are appropriate or not. the american psychological association and the american psychiatric association has said for more than 40 years that this is junk science. that there is no science that supports this conversion therapy or reparative therapy. so, this is an effort to put a spotlight on the issue and then from a federal point of view, i want to make sure that the taxpayer dollars aren't being spent on providing the services when they are not held to be scientifically effectively. >> okay, okay. we have got that. i want to hear more from young people at the news conference who went through c
FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 9:20am EST
the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >> here comes the opening bell and we're expecting a small loss for the dow. pretty flat. i'm surprised given what we've got from the president himself and the total deadlock. however, the opening bell is ringing and we're expecting a small loss down, a tiny down trend in the opening going. that's it. i've got one number for you, personal spending, surprised by that. the dow is off and running, pretty flat. up 3 points, that's all. i've got this, yum! brands, they own the fast food outfits, taco be bell, pizza hut. and lauren is here, 9%? >> yes, 9% decline for yum! brands right now. owner of taco bell, pizza hut and k.f.c. issuing negative in china where they do about 50% of their total annual revenue so that's huge. another thing we should note, stuart, yesterday you're looking at the share price now of just about $68. yesterday, yum! brands closed at an all time high. this is an interesting down turn. >> it is, but if you cut back at china, and results i
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
. and for those who are unfamiliar with the term "stem" it stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. the hard sciences that we have too few in terms of graduates from our colleges and universities. this bill passed in the house of representatives with 245 votes, and was originally sponsored by my friend and colleague, lamar smith of texas, and is very similar to a piece of legislation i myself have introduced earlier this year. the goal of this legislation is one that i think is -- enjoys broad bipartisan support, and that is to help the united states retain more of the highly skilled immigrants who come to study at our colleges and universities. in particular, this bill would make eligible for a green card those who graduate in the stem fields who get a master's degree or a ph.d. and so we would not add to the net number of green cards that would be eligible, there is 55,000 diversity lottery visa green cards that would be substituted for by these stem green cards. now, we all know that america's immigration system is broken, and, unfortunately, it's a self-inflicted wound in many
Current
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
is what about the science shows it is. but he's doing this interesting thing where he's claiming to say the same thing that obama said about this. what obama was asked about was how do you explain to your daughters that you know, you're a christian. christianity said it took six days for the earth to be created. how do you explain that to your daughters. obama went on a theological question, we don't know how long six days is. i believe in the science obama has said millions of times, we should teach geology and evolution in science class and if you want to teach intelligent design and other theories, do it in religion class. and the important part with rubio is while he does seem to be tempering his first line now with mike allen yesterday after he got a lot of criticism for it he still believes fundamentally that you should teach creationism alongside evolution in classes. that's really where this comes from. his history when he was in florida as a state house speaker was a huge fight over evolution education in
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: with 25 days left until the year-end fiscal cliff, and just 19 days until christmas, president obama warned lawmakers today not to add to the holiday pressures americans already feel, by letting the political stalemate drag on. but he also again insisted there would be no deal unless tax rates went up on the wealthy. >> the closer it gets to the brink, the more stressed we're going to be. >> woodruff: president obama made the short trip to northern virginia today to underline his plan to avert the fiscal cliff. at the home of what the white house called a typical middle class family, mr. obama said he's optimistic that agreement can be reached, but again drew a hard line for republicans in congress. >> everybody's is going to have
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
one after another individuals cross receiving their masters and doctorate degrees in science, in math, engineering. the amazing thing is one after another had names that were almost imupon to pronounce -- impossible to pronounce in some cases, and clearly the majority of these engineers and scientists were going -- came from other countries and were being told they must return to them. he made the statement in his op-ed that in fact at the end rather than just a diploma, they should be given a diploma and green card. mr. speaker, i agree with thomas friedman on this subject. for each person we welcome to america with one of these high degrees, we create jobs, net jobs. we create opportunity for expansion of the kinds of businesses that, in fact, americans are prepared to work in, but often we do not have enough engineers, scientists, or math professionals. this shortage, particularly at the masters and doctorate level, is well documented. this is not something in which republicans and democrats are on different sides. this is something which we agree to it. there is some controversy,
Current
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
of good economic science out today like consumer confidence is up, the housing market is recovering,. >> exactly. >> jennifer: and u.s. corporate profits are at the highest they have been in u.s. history for the third quarter. in u.s. history. >> yes. yes. >> jennifer: all right, so where are the jobs? if the profits are the highest they have been in u.s. history where are the jobs? >> unfortunately, part of the reason that the profits are high, part of it, is that with demand coming back slowly, companies have been able to meet the demand, increase the production with not a lot of additional employment. or with a lot of temporary employment. [speaking at the same time] >> or employment that isn't that expensive to pay for. so basically, they can make profits because they are selling, their prices of what production, their cost of production are not rising as rapidly and therefore they have profits. >> jennifer: so what is going to happen to cause them to reinvest? >> well, i think what we are seeing now is as t
Current
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
-- it is like a science filmstrip. >> we were saying that for some reason, it is always such great timing politically because the republicans inevitably are acting like jerks at christmastime. here we go with the fiscal cliff and the debt and now they vote down the disabilities act right in front of bob dole in a real wheelchair. we're just like wow. >> absolutely. if anyone wants to make a music video using this song as the background alluding to all of that stuff you're talking about you know, i'm not going to say no. >> stephanie: there you go. >> i can't speak for viacom's lawyers. >> stephanie: no. >> but i'm not going to say no. >> stephanie: here's a fun fact. co-wrote ten of the album songs. who is so handsome and rowic and talented. >> thank you. >> don't be a jerk dates from 2009. the joe wilson thing was happening. it just seemed like rudeness and you know, the lack of manners and civil discourses breaking down. you know, my cowriter, andy and i came up with this phrase, how about a song don't be a
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the battle for control of syria reached ever closer to the capital today. heavy fighting flared near the damascus airport, and online access was cut, as the pressure intensified on president bashar al-assad. we have a report narrated by jonathan rugman of "independent television news." >> reporter: it could be the west's worst nightmare. jubilant jihadist fighters near damascus. this group has captured a helicopter and these islamists are now in the vanguard of syria's rebel army. syrian warplanes and helicopters were filmed attacking the fringes of the capital today. and to the road to the international airport has been closed by fighting. and as that fighting intensifies much of syria's internet n
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
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FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 10:00am PST
with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. a group of folks who can contribute to our economy, but there is a hitch. >> the house passed the final tally. the effort by republicans to get out in front on the immigration issue. but to do it in a way that support republican values. it would provide 55,000 green cards to immigrant who achieved advance degrees in engineering, science or math. it would allow them to bring their families to the country. but the bill really angered democrats because it would do so at the same time it gets rid of the green car lottery. one democrat went so far as to accuse this bill of being racist but to a very, very testy exchange. >> that is racist. if not in its intent then certainly in its effect. republicans have just received historically low votes from minorities in the past election yet they want to create an immigration system that gives visas with one hand while taking visas away from minorities with the other. >> i would inquiry if the gentleman's statement about the ugly head of racism was a reference to those of us who auth
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
in the world of make- believe could quickly become quite real. >> that is very cool. the science is in the special fabric. so you don't need a power source to make it work. so any soldier, even in the most remote location could quickly put it on and put it to work and disappear. >> wow. >>> a mixed day on wall street with money disappearing. the dow was up big. not the nasdaq. dow was up 83. s&p up 2. nasdaq down 23. let's go to new york, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> reporter: stocks rallied as corporate news overshadowed concerns about the fiscal cliff. citigroup plans to cut 11,000 jobs as the bank's new ceo looks to save money. the cuts amount to about 4% of siti's -- sity's -- citi's work group. and it includes closing some branches. u.s. companies added fewer workers in november. bartly because super storm sandy shut down many businesses. including factories and retailers. they will get a better picture of the job market friday. shares of apple fell as much as 4% after a research firm raised its
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
by the national academy of sciences. the report blames the president for a lack of direction. it also says nasa has not done enough to accomplish the obama administration's goal of sending astronauts to an asteroid. >>> the first female submariners in the u.s. navy have earned their dolphin. the dolphin pins awarded wednesday signify a woman's status as fully qualified submarine officers. they underwent a year of training followed by a year at sea to reach the milestone. >>> what was planned as a birthday party for jazz legend dave brubeck is now becoming a memorial tribute. >> he died just one day shy ever his 92nd birthday. his passion reached so far, it influenced the causes of civil rights and the thawing of the cold war. >> reporter: dave brubeck was a jazz pioneer whose career spanned eight decades. a classically trained pianist and composer formed his first band in 1951. eight years later the album "time-out." made his name a household name. it included a composition his saxophonist paul desmond wrote. "take five" with its catchy rhythms and unusual beat became brubeck's signature. it wa
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
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CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am EST
an impact on brain function. as science and medicine progressed, society has come to understand mental illness with clarity. senator conrad and crapo wanted to strike the word lunatic from the united states code. i thank them for their effort and i encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting this bill to modernize or codified law to reflect the 21st century understanding of mental illness. and i reserve the balance of my time. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from virginia. mr. scott: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. mr. scott: this bill eliminates outdated references in the u.s. code that stigmatize individuals with mental illness. this legislation easily passed the senate with strong bipartisan support. the bill eliminates the word lunatic from the -- several sections of the united states code in order for our code to reflect meanings which are much more appropriate and up to date in the 21st century. in the past members of congress on both sides of the aisle have worked
Current
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
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FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
,000 green cards that people with advanced degrease with science and engineering. doug mckelway live on the hill with the story this morning. this bill failed in september. why are republicans bringing it back now? >> reporter: bill, it failed back in september because it was brought up under suspension rules which requires 2/3 majority so it failed. it is coming back today under normal house rules which require simple majority and republicans are very confident after they that he have they have the votes of after the election results of november 6th they need to show strong advocacy of immigration. here is one of the strong supporters of the bill, raul labrador of idaho. melissa: at the same time we don't need to change our agenda. too many republicans say we need to abandon our agenda and become a different party. washington clearly doesn't need two liberal parties. >> reporter: it would do away with what is called the green card lottery, which gives 55,000 cards randomly selected by computer people from country with traditionally low immigration rates to the united states. that me
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
is with us. the science is clear. national security establishments all know that this is real. there is a rearguard action in this building but i polluters to try to prevent us in taking action on this. we have to face the fact that deniers are wrong. they are just dead wrong. whatever motivations may be, they are wrong and we have to deal with that and i think some of the courtesy we've given to one another collegially really have to yield to the fact that some of the things said in the senate and equitably in this committee chamber just plain wrong. sandy shows the price of not being attentive to these facts in a thank you for your leadership, madam chair. >> senator, i want to thank you for your remarks. i feel, as you do, that the clock is ticking and hurricane sandy has shown us all what the scientist sitting right in this room today i got the goupil all were sitting right there and told us exactly what would happen and it's all happening. you can close your eyes and cover your ears and put a pillow over your head, but anyone with a heart beat and he pulls can tell that t
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
equipment, in r&d, in science education and infrastructure and so forth. the question many people, sir, don't want to consider is where do we get those resources with those enormous debts? i asked our research department if they would make a reasonable prediction of how important interest costs would be if we did nothing, and their estimate without any explosion in interest rates was as follows: within 25 years or so, our interest costs would jump from about 1% of the gdp to 12% of the gdp or roughly four times the total investment made in r&d, science education and infrastructure. and if we ever permit that to happen, we will have assured that we're going to have what i call a slow growth crisis. and that's at least my way of formulating what happens if we don't do anything. but, mike, please, take over. this is your meeting, not mine. >> well, one of the things i don't claim to be here is an economics expert, although it's from a national security standpoint, and i've felt this way for years, that it's not just about the health of our economy, it's around the world, it's the health of eco
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
income and if you don't have income you can't pay income taxes. that's not rocket science. got to get folks back to work and more, mr. speaker. if you're a family of four and you're earning $30,000 a year, you can't afford to pay the bills of this country in the same way that someone making $200,000 a year can. that's ok. we understand that. that's why there are graduated rates in the income tax code. some people 10%. some people pay 15%. some people pay 25%. some people pay in the 30's. the more you have the more we think you're able to contribute, but here we are in what every american economist would agree is one of the most dire economic circumstances of our time and what i hear described as leadership from the president is don't change anything for the 80%. in fact, spend more on the 80% and go tap that last 1% to pay all the bills. the top 1% are already paying all the bills. . this chart i would say demonstrates a moral imperative that we have the and grapple with as american citizens, as members of the greatest self-ruling nation the history of the world, what we have already
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
visas now will go to foreign nationals with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, that's the s.t.e.m. acronym, a lot say it's a piece meal approach and comprehensive is a way to go. what do you think about that? >> that is the question. we started out with a comprehensive approach. that didn't work the first time. a piece meal approach is what is being led right now by republicans. mario diaz balart and congressman labrador in the house, and what this does, for example, is allows us to increase the number of scientists, mathematicians, phds, who come into the country to stay here and work in the u.s. who have studied here instead of kicking them out, have them come in and work for us. we don't have enough people helping us with innovation, and what's happening is some companies are building r & d centers in canada because they can't find the people here. >> i want to go to something that a member of congress said. representative louis gutierrez says if you support this bill said you're saying one group of immigrants is better than another and one type of
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
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CNN
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am PST
of medicinal marijuana. technicians sort, ammize and distill the plant. it's science here. and they believe it will help children with severe autism, ep department sy and cancer. >> we have seen more than one child like jayden who came to us with very, very serious, severe life threatening illnesses who as soon as they started using cannabis medicine draw a dramatic turnaround. >> reporter: the community says without better research most doctors opposed medical marijuana for children. >> all medications may have side effects, may have long-term consequences and unfortunately we know very little about this. >> the parent is flying by the seat of their pants in doing this. ♪ you are the world to me >> reporter: call him crazy, unethical, this father heard it all except for one phrase. >> all i want is my son to say i love you, dad. can you say i love you? that's all i want to hear. i'm really close. >> reporter: close to final hi reaching his son. >> washington state has a first in history moment today with the recreational use of marijuana going in to effect and also marking another first.
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00am PST
old but geologists at the university of colorado now published a paper in the journal "science" which claims the grand canyon dates back to the time when dinosaurs walked the earth, 70 million years ago. >> it's a geyser! police in san diego say the driver of a snap-on tools truck lost control, knocked off a fire high drand and crashed through the wall of a bar. water rocketing into the air. everybody was okay. >>> a stroke of luck for one man who was impacted by the superstorm. he was heading to work when he stopped to check his powerball ticket. the kennedy airport customs broker was one of 58 people who came up one number short of the big jackpot. >> put it in the machine, he said you're a winner. not only that you won a million dollars. >> he won a million dollars. several other lotto winners, including one new yorker who hit the $33 million mega millions, pledged to give to the recovery effort to help their hometown. that's wonderful. from gang style to gang busters. coming up, our alina cho goes one-on-one with youtube sensation. if you are one of the millions of men who have us
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
, with the rest of science, we'll apply the rigor, we'll follow where the data leaves. we'll leave our politics at the door. >> point out that none of this means that street ecstasy is safe, apart from being illegal, you don't know what you're getting. it's often contaminated. pure mdma can cause a higher body temperature, it can cause dehydration. there's also cases where people overcompensate and actually die from drinking too much water. but in a controlled setting, which is what we're talking about here, the evidence does seem to suggest that it can be safe. similar studies are under way in europe and canada and midhoffer is halfway through a study offering this treatment to combat veterans, firefighters and police officers. dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. >> fascinating. possibly opening up the mind. well, you can watch more of sanjay's fascinating report on the ptsd study this morning, "dr. sanjay gup "dr. sanjay gupta" airs this weekend saturday and sunday mornings. >>> with thousands loo s losing jobs, some twinkie execs will get bonuses. oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washingto
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
the 60th anniversary of the graduate research fellowship program of the senate science foundation. the presiding officer: is there objection to proceeding to the measure? without objection. mr. cardin: i further ask that the resolution be agreed to, the preamble be agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate and any statements related to the matter be printed at the appropriate place in the record as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. cardin: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that when the senate completes its business today it adjourn until 9:30 a.m. on thursday, december 6, 2012, that following the prayer and pledge, the journal be approved to date, the morning business be deemed expired and the time for the leaders be reserved for the use later in the day. that following the leaders' remarks the senate be in a period of morning business until 11:45 a.m. with senators permitted to speak therein for up to ten minutes each with the previous order regarding retirement speeches remaining in effect and followi
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am EST
. bowles from yesterday talking about it at the christian science monitor breakfast, all of our "washington journal" segments -- you confined all the video there. c-span.org. democrat line. caller: a couple questions. if you increase the taxes for the very wealthy -- and food for thought, why has there not been a lot of growth? it has been regressed -- reduced for several years. what are we in the shape -- if we have had the tax cuts and have not created a lot of infrastructure, that argument does not stand with me. it is a philosophy that has happened over the past 20 years. a big difference between the stock owned companies, their top executives' salaries versus the bottom person on the latter, those companies, such a big gap. is that kind of where our country is heading, the big gap in the glasses? guest: -- classes? guest: i think the caller's comments isolate and the difficulty about the tax rates. the internet bubble in the 1990's, 9/11, all of these things happen when you raise or lower tax rates and it is hard to determine how to isolate the impact of just the tax rates. host: right
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am EST
. caller: c-span could put on actual science. i think there is a lot of magical thinking on the part of democrats here. first of all, they are assuming if they raise the taxes on this one%, it will not affect the jobs and the companies that they work for. nor would it affect the customers they have. what are the percentages of the most important job creators around? how did you identify them? they had no clue. i think the other aspect of magical thinking is that in the noise and the signal, nate silver pointed out previously a 12% rise in gdp might ake for a 2% rise in employment. in 2005, we got 3.5 million jobs lost. it is a fantasy to believe that the president's spending is going to make employment rise more. recently, there has been an article by a harvard university law professor who says if you are going to do this thing, it is more important to make all the fiscal cuts them back as greece and spain know, when people do not trust your debt, weak issue too much debt. if everyone heads to the door like china and other is, our debt is really going to go up. host: should the raisi
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
is the telecommunications industry. one of the reasons as a computer science major i would argue, one of the reasons that the telecommunications, technology industry has been so successful, is because the government hasn't figured out how to regulate it and slow it down. yet here you have a proposal by the united nations coming out of the united nations to interfere with that multistakeholder organization that's been and allowed this industry to be so successful and allowed the internet to shape and dramatically improve so many people's lives. so many of the things that we can do today and all the conveniences that have been added through great new apps and technology have come from this multistakeholder governance of the internet. yet here you have the united nations trying to step in and let's be real clear about who some of these countries are that want to do this and what they are intending to do if they were to be successful. countries like russia and china are leading this. some of the arab nations right now, where you see uprisings, many of those uprisings have been brought through social med
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
is with us, the science is clear, our national security establishments, our business communities all know that this is real. there is a rear guard action in this building led by polluters to try to prevent us from taking action on this but we have to face the fact that the deniers are wrong. they are just plain dead wrong. whatever their motivations may be and that is a separate question, they are wrong. we have to deal with that and i think some of the courtesies we have given to one another collegiality really have to yield to the fact that other things being said in the senate and occasionally regrettably in this committee chamber are just plain wrong but sandy shows the price of not being attentive to these facts and i thank you for your leadership. >> i want to thank you for your remarks. i feel as you do that the clock is ticking and hurricane sandy have shown us all what the scientists sitting right in this room the day i got the gavel told us exactly what would happen and it is all happening. you can close your eyes and cover your ears and put a pillow over your head, but anyone w
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
energy and commerce committee. science is clear. cutting carbon emissions over the long term is key to reducing the risk of extreme weather. so i thank you for the opportunity to testify, and look forward to working together to help our fellow americans feel from hurricanes and, to ensure that we're all better prepared for similar storms of the future. thank you so much. >> thank you represented. and i would go -- welcome. >> thank you, madam chairman. very much appreciate the invitation to speak before this committee today. i am very proud to represent staten island and brooklyn. staten island was one of the hardest hit areas of all new york city. i was on the ground from the moment the storm started. the amount of devastation that i saw was unimaginable. 24 staten islanders lost their lives. families lost everything. homes were literally torn off their foundations. some collapsed. large boats, yachts were scattered deepened the neighborhoods piled up on two peoples homes. more than 100,000 were without power for weeks. people slept in a cold, damp home, and for his of to move to a
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